Gauteng health dept head suspended

2017-02-08 15:04
Virginia Machpelah, 50, was one of the 36 psychiatric patients who died after being transferred from Life Healthcare Esidimeni. (Supplied)

Virginia Machpelah, 50, was one of the 36 psychiatric patients who died after being transferred from Life Healthcare Esidimeni. (Supplied)

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Johannesburg - The head of the Gauteng health department, Barney Selebano, has confirmed to News24 that he has been suspended. 

It has been reported that the suspension was linked to the deaths of at least 94 mentally ill Life Esidimeni patients. 

More to follow. 

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